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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ISCS 3550 - Cyber Security Ethics

A course that explores the uses and misuses of computers, teaching the moral codes necessary to practice well the professions of cyber-security, data and intelligence analysis, programming, and system design. Students will develop an understanding of ethics in a cyber context, examining typical situations where ethical dilemmas arise and making ethical decisions. The course’s purpose is to serve as a guidance with an examination of current issues relevant to the Cybersecurity major, reading and research on leadership styles of innovators in the industry and government, and an examination of organizational practices. People working in cyber operations must comply with many laws, regulations, directives and policies. Cyber operations professionals should fully understand the extent and limitations of their authorities to ensure operations in cyberspace are in compliance with U.S. law. In addition, cyber operators must have knowledge of cyber ethics for both understanding and applying moral reasoning models to address current and emerging ethical dilemmas on an individual and society.

Note: ** Course code was BUIS **

Credits: 3

Prereq: ENGL 1105
Lecture hours: 3